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06/08/2020-07/13/2020 Introduction to Python Programming is a Course

06/08/2020-07/13/2020 Introduction to Python Programming

Jun 8 - Jul 13, 2020

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Learning online with a Real Live Instructor as easy as clicking a link
 

Days: Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Start Date:  06/08/2020

End Date:    07/13/2020

Description:  Learners will acquire the skills to understand applications of problem solving using the Python programming language. The skills learned in this course will help deepen your scientific thinking to be used in technology-based careers. From the first day in this course, you will learn how to use the topics to develop Python projects. Mastery of the Python programming language will lead to an understanding of its syntax, libraries, implementations, uses, and data structures.

This course is project-based, which means that you will build on files you develop in this course to create larger pieces that could be incorporated in a portfolio.
 
  • Note: Python has become one of the best programming languages to learn if you want to upskill your career. Here are six careers that are perfect for job applicants with Python skills:
    • Python Developer
    • Product Manager
    • Data Analyst
    • Educator
    • Financial Advisor
    • Data Journalist

General Topics:  Students will understand and acquire the following skills:

  • Basics of IDLE and Command prompt
  • Built-In types and operations of python
  • How to use simple statements and syntax related to the “conceptual hierarchy”
  • Building functions to create statements of code to pass arguments.

Prerequisites: No previous experience with programming.  However students must have access to a PC with a high speed internet connection, basic computer literacy and be able to:

  • Open, Save and upload files
  • Interact with the instructor and other students via email, the Canvas (LMS) Learning Management System and other web based forums as required.

Who should attend?:  Anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of the Python Programming language.

Student system requirements:

  • The Python IDE and supporting applications are downloadable for free.

Textbook(s): Downloadable e-Books will be provided.

  • The e-book is included in your tuition and will be distributed by the instructor on the first day of class..

Instructor: Cameron Crowson

  • Mr. Crowson has held several positions in education. His current position is in the field of K-12 Technology and Computer Science education. He has received a Bachelor of Science from Eckerd College, a Masters of Arts from Jacksonville State University, and an Educational Specialist from Keiser University. Current, he is working on completing his PhD program in Instructional Design and Technology.   

For more information call IT Program Coordinator Liz Steacker at 813-259-6508 or email esteacker@hccfl.edu.

 

 

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